The quakes keep coming to North Texas.For the third consecutive day, a minor earthquake was reported in North Texas, a 2.7-magnitude tremor felt at 9:39 a.m. Tuesday a mile east of Azle.It is one of more than 20 earthquakes measured in the area in the past few weeks.No major damage or injuries have been reported.On Monday, a 3.7-magnitude quake hit north-northeast of Mineral Wells, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s website. On Sunday, a quake north of Azle measured 3.6 magnitude.The 3.7-magnitude tremor is the strongest in North Texas so far. Geophysicists have noted that it generally takes a 5.0-magnitude quake to cause structural damage.
AREA EARTHQUAKESEarthquakes (and aftershocks) that have recently been felt in North Texas: Dec. 10: 2.7 magnitude, east of Azle Dec. 9: 3.7 magnitude, north-northeast of Mineral Wells Dec. 8: 3.6 magnitude, north of Azle Dec. 3: 2.7 magnitude, north of Azle Nov. 29: 3.1 magnitude, near Reno Nov. 28: 3.6 magnitude, north of Mineral Wells Nov. 28: 2.8 magnitude, southwest of Jacksboro Nov. 26: 3.0 magnitude, Azle Nov. 25: 3.3 magnitude, near Azle Nov. 23: 2.9 magnitude, southwest of Reno Nov. 19: 3.6 magnitude, northwest of Azle Nov. 19: 2.5 magnitude, south-southwest of Reno Nov. 19: 2.8 magnitude, west of Azle Nov. 13: 2.6 magnitude, near Eagle Mountain Lake Nov. 11: 2.8 magnitude, near Briar Nov. 9: 3.0 magnitude, near Springtown Nov. 8: 2.4 magnitude, northwest of Azle Nov. 7: 2.9 magnitude, southwest of Springtown Nov. 6: 2.7 magnitude, south-southwest of Springtown Nov. 5: 2.6 magnitude, east of Reno; aftershock about 10 p.m. Nov. 1: 2.1 magnitude, near Richland HillsSource: U.S. Geological Survey
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